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FLOTSAM By Bart Wolffe
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An exceptional essay about displacement and exile, telling of a white African who by force of circumstance, has had to leave his home country, Zimbabwe,behind. Here is an in-depth portrait of the... More > struggle to adjust to a new world completely foreign to his own. Set in London's borough of Camden, here is an insight into the underbelly of society.< Less
THE AFRICAN IN ME By Bart Wolffe
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A collection of easily accessible essays from a white African who bears the imprints of the past on his soul and carries his identity into his new life as a voluntary exile from his homeland,... More > Zimbabwe, but remembers the beauty and the unique richness of the land and its people that he left behind. Articles that talk of nature and memory, of politics and beauty, gathered from an alternate travologue to that to which one might be more readily accustomed.< Less
ONLY FISH HAVE EYES FOR THE DROWNED By Bart Wolffe
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A tale set at the time of the struggle for independence in Mozambique and Rhodesia before it became Zimbabwe. A young man, displaced by war and loss, accused of murder, finds himself on the run from... More > his past. In a sensual world of madness, hate, bloody sexuality and extremes, needing identity and affirmation for his existence, he seeks his only escape.< Less
Blog Bag By Bart Wolffe
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BLOG BAG is a small pot-pourri of prose including short stories, meditations, essays and ramblings of thought. It is a compilation taken from extracts of my blog over the past few months. It fits... More > your pocket and provides personal insights into the author's state of mind.< Less
GOD'S OWN COUNTRY By Bart Wolffe
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This occult thriller captivates the imagination. Set in Rhodesia in the 1960's, high in the Inyanga mountains, it deals with the issue of the land and ownership of the land. The beauty and... More > tranquillity of a pastoral way of life is soon overshadowed by dark forces at play as ancient ways conflict with the colonial inheritors of the land. It is an unfolding horror-story that moves unstoppably towards a terrible climax of tragedy and loss.< Less
God's Own Country By Bart Wolffe
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A thriller about land, the struggle for ownership, the occupier and the inheritor, God's Own Country is set in Rhodesia and tells a story of faith and fear, superstition and intrigue. It is a love... More > story but also a tale of conflict and magic, of the darkest kind.< Less
AFRICA DREAM THEATRE By Bart Wolffe
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Well recognised as the leading light in one-man shows in Zimbabwe, here is a collection of the majority of Bart Wolffe's published works for the stage including three two-handers, a thrilling mix of... More > thirteen dramatic pieces with male and female parts that all have a common quality: an intimate exploration of the human condition in the most unique assembly of characters for performance you could possibly ever meet. They are all plays designed to travel, without much fuss, low-cost productions with maximum impact, in comedy and drama, satires and absurdist theatre pieces, physical theatre also; these plays have been performed throughout Southern Africa and in London, Edinburgh and Dublin, used for masterclasses and workshops, for festivals and for main stage venues right through to intimate and private performances in people's homes.< Less
SUNSTROKE By Bart Wolffe
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A radio comedy in the style of a "Faulty Towers" somewhere in Africa, the Mahobohobo Lodge; the Jones Family who manage it, along with their staff, Shumba, Dr Bugs, a stuffed crocodile... More > called "Smiler", Hunters and Greenies, vegetarians and meat-eaters, animals of all kinds, French fashion models and a gay Safari guide, whacky, a walk on the Wild side, wonderfully zany and stupendously silly stuff full of belly-button laughter.< Less
AFRICA DREAM THEATRE By Bart Wolffe
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Well recognised as the leading light in one-man shows in Zimbabwe, here is a collection of the majority of Bart Wolffe's published works for the stage including three two-handers, a thrilling mix of... More > thirteen dramatic pieces with male and female parts that all have a common quality: an intimate exploration of the human condition in the most unique assembly of characters for performance you could possibly ever meet. They are all plays designed to travel, without much fuss, low-cost productions with maximum impact, in comedy and drama, satires and absurdist theatre pieces, physical theatre also; these plays have been performed throughout Southern Africa and in London, Edinburgh and Dublin, used for masterclasses and workshops, for festivals and for main stage venues right through to intimate and private performances in people's homes.< Less
WORM HEAD By Bart Wolffe
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"The idea that the 'insane' and the 'mad' may well have the true insights that the 'sane' do not has a long pedigree (especially when the 'sane' represent the ranks of officialdom). Bart... More > Wolffe's novel features an everyman by the name of John Citizen incarcerated in a Harare lunatic asylum sometime in the 1990's. An alien worm by the name of Varg has invaded John's brain. Varg is the repository of secrets far ahead of our time. As he yields them to John, the latter fears for his sanity. The dim-witted and time-serving beaurocratic representatives of officialdom take him to be insane and commit him to an asylum. As time progresses, John's emotional and psychological delirium clears as he comes to understand his condition. The relationship between parasite and host is transformed into a partnership. In an act of pure altruism, the worm literally turns against its own alien masters and facilitates John's relationship with a psychiatric nurse who provides his redemption. Franco Henwood, for THE ZIMBABWEAN< Less